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Province Highlights Wind Storage Technology In Queens County

Energy

July 29, 2014 10:58 AM

ENERGY--Province Highlights Wind Storage Technology In Queens County
A project to store renewable energy is being developed in Nova Scotia and once developed, could pave the way for electricity generation from wind power to be stored.

Review of Child's Death Finds Services Fragmented

Ombudsman

July 29, 2014 9:39 AM

OMBUDSMAN--Review of Child's Death Finds Services Fragmented
The death of a child who was receiving government services highlights a "fragmented" government approach and "communications issues and in some instances vague standards," reported Nova Scotia's Ombudsman Office today, July 29.

Government Supports LNGL Purchase of Bear Head Site

Energy

July 28, 2014 3:13 PM

ENERGY--Government Supports LNGL Purchase of Bear Head Site
Government is congratulating Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. (LNGL) on its proposal to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Bear Head, just outside Port Hawkesbury.

Department Considering Regional Lobster Levy to Support Quality Project

Fisheries and Aquaculture

July 28, 2014 3:11 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Department Considering Regional Lobster Levy to Support Quality Project
Nova Scotia is committed to a provincewide lobster levy to promote generic marketing and is also considering a quality pilot project in one region, supported by another levy.

250e anniversaire du réétablissement des Acadiens en Nouvelle-Écosse

Communities, Culture and Heritage

July 28, 2014 2:15 PM

COMMUNAUTÉS, CULTURE ET PATRIMOINE--250e anniversaire du réétablissement des Acadiens en Nouvelle-Écosse
On célèbre aujourd'hui le Jour de commémoration du Grand Dérangement. C'est l'occasion pour les Néo-Écossais et les Canadiens de méditer sur la déportation des Acadiens et la façon dont les événements tragiques de 1755 ont façonné les communautés acadiennes et francophones d'aujourd'hui.

Reflecting on 250th Anniversary of Acadian Resettlement in Nova Scotia

Communities, Culture and Heritage

July 28, 2014 2:13 PM

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Reflecting on 250th Anniversary of Acadian Resettlement in Nova Scotia
Today is the annual Day of Commemoration of the Great Upheaval, which gives Nova Scotians and Canadians an opportunity to reflect on the Expulsion of the Acadians, and how the tragic events of 1755 shaped the Acadian and francophone communities of today.

Cape Split Repairs Begin Saturday, July 26

Natural Resources

July 25, 2014 5:53 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Split Repairs Begin Saturday, July 26
Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts are being asked to stay away from Cape Split in Kings County, as work gets underway to repair recent storm damage.

Traffic Advisory, Hants County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 25, 2014 2:54 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Traffic Advisory, Hants County
HANTS COUNTY: Elmsdale

La Province finance des améliorations aux édifices des filiales de la Légion

Municipal Affairs

July 25, 2014 2:00 PM

AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES--La Province finance des améliorations aux édifices des filiales de la Légion
REMARQUE--Une liste des projets est présentée à la fin du communiqué de presse.
Le ministre des Affaires municipales, Mark Furey, a annoncé aujourd’hui, 25 juillet, le financement d’améliorations aux édifices de 17 filiales de la Légion royale canadienne dans la province.

Province Supports Improvements to Legions

Municipal Affairs

July 25, 2014 1:58 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Province Supports Improvements to Legions
NOTE: A list of projects follows this release.
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced funding for improvements to 17 Royal Canadian Legion branches in the province today, July 25.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 25, 2014 1:54 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

Museum of Industry Summer Exhibit Explores World Wars

Communities, Culture and Heritage

July 25, 2014 1:43 PM

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Industry Summer Exhibit Explores World Wars
Visitors to the Museum of Industry in Stellarton this summer will have the opportunity to explore an exhibit commemorating the 100th and 75th anniversaries of the start of the First World War and the Second World War.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia

July 25, 2014 11:06 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Annual Gaming Report Released
The 2013-2014 Nova Scotia Annual Gaming Report is available on the Service Nova Scotia website at http://www.accessns.ca/alcohol-gaming/publications.asp">http://www.accessns.ca/alcohol-gaming/publications.asp

Funding Supports New and Improved Transit Services

Municipal Affairs

July 25, 2014 10:46 AM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Funding Supports New and Improved Transit Services
NOTE: A list of projects follows this release.
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced funding for nine projects under the Nova Scotia Transit Research Incentive Program today, July 25.

Government Funds Municipal Infrastructure Improvements

Municipal Affairs

July 25, 2014 10:39 AM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Government Funds Municipal Infrastructure Improvements
NOTE: A list of municipal projects receiving funding follows this release.
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced funding to support 10 high-priority municipal infrastructure projects across the province today, July 25.

Pride Celebrates Equality Over Exclusion, Op-Ed

Human Rights Commission

July 25, 2014 10:10 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Pride Celebrates Equality Over Exclusion, Op-Ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Tracey Williams, director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.
As Nova Scotians come together to celebrate the 27th Annual Halifax Pride Festival, we see what equality means to those who have experienced discrimination on the basis of difference.

Gaming Revenue Largely Unchanged

Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation

July 24, 2014 2:04 PM

N.S. PROVINCIAL LOTTERIES/CASINO CORP.--Gaming Revenue Largely Unchanged
The Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation (NSPLCC) released its 2013-14 Financial Statements today, July 24, outlining its business results, focusing on the continued commitment to offer a gaming industry that is as socially responsible as possible.

Halifax Transit Funding Announced

Municipal Affairs

July 24, 2014 1:36 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Halifax Transit Funding Announced
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced $2 million annually for public transit in Halifax today, July 24.

Halifax Transit Funding Announced

Municipal Affairs

July 24, 2014 1:35 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Halifax Transit Funding Announced
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced $2 million annually for public transit in Halifax today, July 24.

Government Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans

Health and Wellness

July 24, 2014 12:36 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Government Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans
Government has approved the 2014-15 business plans for Nova Scotia's nine district health authorities and the IWK.

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